In the next few days, Independiente del Valle and Melgar de Arequipa will define a ticket, in round-trip matches, for the only final of the Copa Sudamericana, however, the Rimac press is not very optimistic because the domino squad has lost on all his visits to the country.
On August 31, at the Rodrigo Paz Delgado, Martín Anselmi’s men receive the Peruvians at 5:15 p.m., while the rematch will be on September 7, at the same time, at the UNSA Monumental.
Daily liberoin a note titled: Melgar: The terrible numbers of ‘Dominoes’ every time you visit Ecuadorremember that those from Arequipa have left the country without any points.
“Melgar qualified for the semifinals of the 2022 South American Cup after beating SC Internacional de Porto Alegre. The outstanding performance of the entire group allowed the Arequipa team to make history throughout the continent and now they will have to face IDV in Ecuador, a place of “terror” for the red and blacks,” said the newspaper.
“However, reaching this dream has a “nightmare” in between, since he will have to visit Ecuador, one of the territories where Melgar has suffered the most in his history. It is such what he lived that of 5 visits, he lost in all of them and with a landslide included, ”he added.
The newspaper indicated that the team trained by the Argentine Pablo Lavallén has fallen so much in Quito, Guayaquil and Sangolquí and hopes to “break” what they consider a “bad precedent.”
Melgar and his matches against Ecuadorian clubs
- Melgar 1-3 Quito League (07/15/98)
- Quito League 3-1 Melgar (07/21/98)
- Melgar 0-1 IDV (03/01/16)
- IDV 2-0 Melgar (03/15/16)
- Melgar 1-0 Emelec (03/14/17)
- Emelec 3-0 Melgar (05/25/17)
- Catholic University 6-0 Melgar (05/21/19)
- Melgar 0-0 Catholic University (05/28/19)
- Melgar 2-0 Aucas (04/28/21)
- Aucas 2-1 Melgar (05/13/21) (D)